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Agribusiness is now an important ally against COVID-19 in Brazil

Nov 24, 2021

Agribusiness is now an important ally against COVID-19 in Brazil

Jalles Machado increases the production of sanitizing products and implements actions to boost female leadership.

Strengthening Bangladesh’s Garment Industry

Oct 21, 2021

Strengthening Bangladesh’s Garment Industry

New technology and skills training for women workers can help factories remain competitive.

Blue Economy in Thailand: A Rising Tide That Lifts All Boats

Oct 12, 2021

Blue Economy in Thailand: A Rising Tide That Lifts All Boats

Sustainable development of oceans could raise incomes in emerging markets.

4 Events for the Private Sector: World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meetings

Oct 6, 2021

4 Events for the Private Sector: World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meetings

Insights on global economic trends, vaccines, climate, and trade.

Developing Countries Need to Build People's Skills

Sep 8, 2021

Developing Countries Need to Build People's Skills

Knowledge economy expert says that countries can attract investment with a skilled workforce, post-COVID-19

Sri Lankan Entrepreneurs get Creative During COVID-19

Sep 8, 2021

Sri Lankan Entrepreneurs get Creative During COVID-19

How a hotel, an events company, and an artisan start-up stayed in business throughout the pandemic.

PPE生産の現地化戦略を推進するアフリカ企業の挑戦

Sep 1, 2021

PPE生産の現地化戦略を推進するアフリカ企業の挑戦

ナイジェリア出身のオデュナイヤ氏は、イギリスでキャリアを積んだ後、両親が祖国で起業したヘルスケア製品を製造するウェミィ・インダストリーズ(Wemy Industries)の経営を引き継ぎました。新型コロナ危機下において、IFCなどから支援を受け、既存事業との相乗効果を高いマスクや個人用防護具事業に参入、材料の不織布の現地生産を進め、必需品の国内供給の安定化を図るとともに長期的な成長戦略を進めています。

Accelerating a Strategy to Produce PPE in Africa

Aug 4, 2021

Accelerating a Strategy to Produce PPE in Africa

The urgency of the pandemic spurred a Nigerian company to expand its manufacturing line into face masks and surgical gowns—strengthening local production and creating a market for personal protective equipment.

What’s Next for Pakistan’s Private Sector?

Aug 4, 2021

What’s Next for Pakistan’s Private Sector?

Against the backdrop of the fourth wave of the pandemic in Pakistan, Zia Ur Rehman connects with business owners and a women’s rights activist to assess the nation’s resilience.

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Jun 28, 2021

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Regional pharma manufacturing hubs can expand the availability of drugs, lower costs, and strengthen local health systems.